Make the Most of Your Fifth Wall

By Cheryl Vick - Vick Construction & Remodeling, Inc.

The “fifth wall” better known as the ceiling is often an afterthought of a remodeling process. When planning your home remodel, remember not to overlook your ceilings. Ceiling height, shape, style, and color ultimately helps determine how a space looks and feels. Frequently left out of the conversation during the design process, they often remain…

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Focus on Comfort When Creating an Outdoor Living Space

By David Norman - Caliber Construction Group

The National Association of Home Builders reported in 2022 that 58 percent of surveyed homeowners said a connection with nature, or the outdoors would be top of mind in design choices. As more homeowners seek out outdoor living, spaces are trending larger. Outdoor kitchens, living rooms, grilling stations, and covered patios are becoming highly requested to make these…

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Starting a Remodeling Project

By Moe Toofan - TBR Construction

Why start a remodeling project? You need to have a well thought out answer to this question before starting the remodeling process. Maybe you don’t like the look of your home or maybe you are looking for a better resale value. Determine your goals for the project and stay focused on them during the process.…

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Solar Energy Can Save Money

By Sheldon Wilkinson

Switching to solar power is a big decision that homeowners shouldn’t make before reviewing all of the information. Want to know if installing residential solar panels is right for you? Let me walk you through the pros and cons of solar panels to help you decide.  To determine if installing residential solar panels is right for…

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🏆HGN Award for Outstanding Kitchen Renovation

By Wayne Ball - Lone Star Building & Construction Services, Inc.

Home and Garden News recognizes Lone Star Building & Construction Services Inc., for their kitchen remodeling project in the West University area of Houston. The home was built in 1992. The kitchen was outdated so we gutted and completely re-built with custom cabinets and drawers with soft closing drawer guides and soft closing concealed hinges.…

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Should you build up or out when remodeling?

By Dan Bawden - Legal Eagle Contractors

Are you thinking about expanding your existing home to increase square footage versus moving to a new larger home? If you love your neighborhood, the schools and venues, you may not be eager to move. Instead, you may be considering expanding your home’s first floor or building up to create a second floor.  One major factor to…

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Remodel your home to increase buyer interest

By Larry Abbott - Abbott Contracting

Remodeling your home can be a great way to increase its value and appeal to potential buyers when you’re planning on selling. Here are some key areas to focus on when remodeling: Kitchen: The kitchen is often the heart of the home, and remodeling it can have a significant impact on your home’s value. Consider…

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2023 Remodelers Council Charity Garage Sale

By Lorraine Hart - Ideal Consulting

The Greater Houston Builders Association Remodelers Council is back hosting the annual Charity Garage Sale for its 14th year. The show will feature home remodelers including appearances of some of the top names in home and gardening and over 100 exhibitors with the latest in-home products and services on the market. This year you can…

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Relax in your Modern Spa Bathroom

By Will Cole - Divine Renovation

A spa bathroom is a luxurious addition to any home. Who wouldn’t want a relaxing and rejuvenating space for self-care and pampering. To create a modern spa bathroom, consider the following steps: Choose calming colors for a spa like sanctuary, opt for neutral and soothing colors like white, grey, blue, and green. Colors influenced by…

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Take Back the Power with a Home Generator

By WBI Support

Homeowners understand all too well how it feels to lose power in their homes. It’s during those times you probably wished you had a backup generator. There are many reasons why we lose power beside extreme weather events including power outages due to electrical grid overload, downed lines from fallen trees and even car accidents.…

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